Typically, anybody who wants to do an arrest warrant search in Oxford County, ME will take to the major search engines, only to find that there are no websites that offer anything more than publicly available details without a fee. It is true that you will be charged for any inquiry pertaining to arrest records and active warrants, whether you are approaching a branch of the state's justice setup or a private agency.
The difference lies in how investigation requests for arrest warrants are treated by these establishments. For instance, the police and the judiciary will call anybody who is interested in a warrant search to their offices. So, people who have outstanding warrants from Oxford County to their name, face the very real risk of arrests.
Even when inquiries for arrests and active warrants are made through mail, the applicant has to furnish his contact details and name. In other words, at least through state agencies, you will not be able to conduct the warrant search anonymously. On the other hand, private entities who can offer details on criminal history work online and are not linked with law enforcement or the judiciary in any way.
They also charge a fee but do not offer a written background check report. However you can expect to find details on arrest warrants from all 50 states through such firms. To contact a third party agency, fill the form above and for state agencies, go to:
- The police: 26 Western Ave, PO Box 179, South Paris, Maine 04281
- The judiciary: 26 Western Ave, South Paris, ME 04281
- The clerk of court: As above
Between 2001 and 2008, the local crime center reported the occurrence of almost 1000 crimes each year. Property crimes accounted for a significant part of this figure while only about 5% of the annual total could be attributed to violent criminal acts such as murder and rape. There was a growth of nearly 20% observed in the criminal complaints received by the police through this period.